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Week 3: September 10, 2019

September 10, 2019

Topic: Institutional diversity

Read for Class:

  • Ahmed, S. (2012). On being included: Racism and diversity in institutional life. Durham, NC: Duke University Press. Chapters 3, 4, and the conclusion (This text is available as an e-text through the library.)

Do for class:

  • bring to class a couple of questions/comments about Ahmed’s excerpt. Questions or comments are those points that you had a question about or a question about how the readings fit into larger conversations or a comment on something you found interesting or disturbing or what have you.
  • also bring a short paragraph on how this reading relates to the ones from last week (or not)

In class:

  • guest visit Brent Smith
  • discussion of reading
    • exercise on reading institutional documents
  • answer questions about comprehend assignment
    • short practice exercise for assignment prep

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